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Wimbledon makes £65 million offer to buy golf club

Wimbledon makes £65 million offer to buy golf club 2

🕔08:49, 8.Aug 2018

The world’s most prestigious tennis tournament has made a massive £65 million offer to a local golf club which, if accepted, will result in a windfall for all its members.

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This is how one golf club is celebrating Pride

This is how one golf club is celebrating Pride 0

🕔11:22, 5.Jun 2018

Oxford Golf Club has backed the Oxford Pride festival – a celebration of Oxfordshire’s LGBTQ community – by placing a rainbow-themed flag in every hole on its course.

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Large jump in number of nine-hole golfers

Large jump in number of nine-hole golfers 4

🕔20:43, 30.May 2018

All four home golf unions have reported significant rises in the number of people who have been playing nine-holes of golf in the last couple of years.

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Golf is saving health authorities millions of pounds every year

Golf is saving health authorities millions of pounds every year 0

🕔14:12, 26.Mar 2018

A major survey of 3,200 golfers has found that the game plays a significant role in improving their physical and mental health.

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All of the UK’s links golf courses could disappear by 2100

All of the UK’s links golf courses could disappear by 2100 4

🕔12:45, 7.Feb 2018

An alarming report from the UK’s leading environmental organisation charity has found that every links golf course in the UK is in danger of disappearing in less than a century due to climate change.

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Huge growth in Highlands visitor numbers proves benefits of golf clubs working together

Huge growth in Highlands visitor numbers proves benefits of golf clubs working together 0

🕔13:09, 5.Feb 2018

Three Scottish golf clubs have said they have generated hundreds of thousands of pounds in extra revenue in the last few years by working together.

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Irish golf club to benefit from staggering £18m investment

Irish golf club to benefit from staggering £18m investment 0

🕔07:42, 9.Jan 2018

The company that runs East Clare Golf Club in Ireland has said it will invest nearly £18 million into the facility.

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Warwickshire golf club closes ‘until further notice’

Warwickshire golf club closes ‘until further notice’ 1

🕔07:01, 8.Jan 2018

A popular golf club in Warwickshire has closed ‘until further notice’ after its operator pulled out, according to its local council, which is taking legal advice.

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Amazing scenes as three golfers hit a hole-in-one on the same hole on the same day

Amazing scenes as three golfers hit a hole-in-one on the same hole on the same day 0

🕔06:32, 5.Jan 2018

Three amateur golfers have beaten odds of what might be trillions to one by all hitting a hole-in-one on the same hole on the same day.

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Leeds Golf Centre announces major £9m expansion

Leeds Golf Centre announces major £9m expansion 4

🕔13:11, 10.Nov 2017

Leeds Golf Centre hopes to extend its existing facility into a multi-million-pound golf complex featuring lodges, a spa, an adventure golf course and fitness facilities.

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The golf courses put up for sale this year

The golf courses put up for sale this year 5

🕔14:00, 3.Nov 2017

This year a number of golf courses have been put on the market. Here is an overview of 17 of the biggest of them.

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UK’s largest golf resort operator is sold

UK’s largest golf resort operator is sold 1

🕔12:16, 9.Oct 2017

QHotels, which runs nine major golf resorts in England and one in Scotland, has been acquired in a deal worth about £525 million.

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World’s fifth oldest golf course renamed for marketing drive

World’s fifth oldest golf course renamed for marketing drive 8

🕔11:22, 29.Aug 2017

One of the oldest golf courses in the world will be renamed as part of a clever marketing drive.

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Golf group comes up with an amazing new type of golf course

Golf group comes up with an amazing new type of golf course 2

🕔11:02, 31.Jul 2017

A company that owns seven golf courses in the UK has introduced golf holes unlike anything we’ve seen before at three of its venues.

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European Tour CEO issues a challenge to UK’s golf clubs

European Tour CEO issues a challenge to UK’s golf clubs 9

🕔11:56, 6.Jul 2017

The chief executive of the European Tour, Keith Pelley, has issued a challenge to golf clubs to modernise in a bid to grow the game over the next few years.

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Girl golf recruitment campaign is working

Girl golf recruitment campaign is working 0

🕔15:17, 14.Jun 2017

A campaign to get more girls in England playing golf appears to be working, according to England Golf.

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32 golf clubs will take on GolfSixes branding

32 golf clubs will take on GolfSixes branding 0

🕔11:48, 8.May 2017

The GolfSixes tournament, which saw fireworks, music, a shot clock and top golfers competing over six holes of golf, has already had a positive effect on golf participation, according to a charity.

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‘This is the worst vandalism I’ve ever seen’

‘This is the worst vandalism I’ve ever seen’ 3

🕔11:52, 19.Apr 2017

The owner of a Cambridgeshire golf club has said an attack to 14 of the course’s greens is the worst case of golf vandalism she has ever seen.

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England Golf explains new ‘rogue player’ handicapping rule

England Golf explains new ‘rogue player’ handicapping rule 9

🕔12:42, 6.Mar 2017

England Golf has released a statement explaining why it has introduced a clause to CONGU’s handicapping system that requires players to return their scores to their home golf club.

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The top 40 trends of 2016

The top 40 trends of 2016 1 Updated

🕔07:13, 16.Dec 2016

The year 2016 was like no other in the golf club industry. The vote to continue the ban on women from becoming members at Muirfield became an embarrassment, while Adidas’ and Nike’s decision to pull out of the game caused concern.

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Nigel Mansell course one of several sold in recent weeks

Nigel Mansell course one of several sold in recent weeks 0

🕔12:50, 21.Nov 2016

The golf club created by former Formula 1 world champion Nigel Mansell has been sold for a reported figure of £11 million.

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Several private members’ golf clubs have now received overpaid VAT refunds

Several private members’ golf clubs have now received overpaid VAT refunds 0

🕔15:58, 3.Nov 2016

Approximately 25 per cent of the golf clubs that had claimed for VAT rebates on green fees via KPMG have now received the money back from HMRC.

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36 hole golf club to convert 9 holes into a vineyard

36 hole golf club to convert 9 holes into a vineyard 0

🕔12:39, 24.Oct 2016

A Sussex golf club has come up with a unique way to increase its revenue streams – it is going to convert a quarter of its golf course land into a vineyard.

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7 jailed for planned heist on Old Course Hotel

7 jailed for planned heist on Old Course Hotel 0

🕔16:16, 9.Aug 2016

Seven men have been jailed for a total of 47 years for planning a unique raid on the Old Course Hotel in St Andrews which would have had ‘huge implications’ for golf if they had been successful.

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Golf Development Wales is getting people from ethnic minority backgrounds into golf

Golf Development Wales is getting people from ethnic minority backgrounds into golf 0

🕔20:54, 21.Jul 2016

A new project aimed at addressing the tiny number of people from a black and minority ethnic background who are members of golf clubs in Wales is already having a positive effect.

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This golf club has doubled its membership in just two years

This golf club has doubled its membership in just two years 1

🕔17:46, 13.Jun 2016

Gaudet Luce Golf Club in Worcestershire has doubled its membership from 400 to 800 in just the last two years, thanks to a flexible membership scheme.

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This man has been a member of his golf club for more than 82 years

This man has been a member of his golf club for more than 82 years 2

🕔14:59, 6.Jun 2016

A nonagenarian Norfolk golfer has broken the world record for the longest running golf club membership ever – and claims the health benefits from golf has kept him living so long.

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